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El mejor regalo del mundo / The Best Gift of All: La leyenda de la vieja Belen / The Legend of La Vieja Belen
By Rhina P. Espaillat (trans), Ruddy Nunez (illustrator) and Julia Alvarez
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Alfaguara
Publication date September 30, 2013
Pages 31
Binding Paperback
Edition Bilingual
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9781622631490
ISBN-10 1622631498
Dimensions 0.25 by 9.75 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.30 lbs.
Original list price $12.95
Other format details juvenile
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La Vieja Belén es un personaje del folclor dominicano que llega a las páginas de este libro, de la mano de la autora Julia Alvarez, para enseñarles a lectores de todas las edades y de cualquier rincón del mundo, una hermosa lección sobre la generosidad y las prioridades de la vida...Mira mucho al cielo en su largo viajar, y suspira siempre, siempre, al recordar lo que aprendió un día con aquellos reyes: el mejor regalo es el tiempo que entregues.

English Description:Renowned Latina author Julia Alvarez recreates the legend of Dominican folk character La Vieja Belen in this delighful bilingual rhyming story, beautifully illustrated by Dominican artist Ruddy Nunez. Alvarez s retelling keeps the magic of the traditional account while contributing a down-to-earth, timely moral: Of all the gifts you can give, your time is the best.



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Hardcover
Book cover for 9781603963251
 
Bilingual edition from Santillana USA Pub Co Inc (October 30, 2008)
9781603963251 | details & prices | 31 pages | 10.00 × 8.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 0.75 lbs | List price $14.99
About: Renowned Latina author Julia Alvarez recreates the legend of Dominican folk character ''La Vieja Belen" in this delightful bilingual rhyming story, beautifully illustrated by Dominican artist Ruddy Nunez.
Paperback
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With Ruddy Nunez (other contributor), Rhina P. Espaillat (other contributor) | Bilingual edition from Alfaguara (September 30, 2013)
9781622631490 | details & prices | 31 pages | 9.75 × 7.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels Preschool | 0.30 lbs | List price $12.95
About: La Vieja Belén es un personaje del folclor dominicano que llega a las páginas de este libro, de la mano de la autora Julia Alvarez, para enseñarles a lectores de todas las edades y de cualquier rincón del mundo, una hermosa lección sobre la generosidad y las prioridades de la vida.

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